PACS IG

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Title: Technical Implementation Guidance: Smart Card Enabled Physical Access Control Systems


Category: Security Control Implementation Guide


Date: 12/20/2005


Creator: Government Smart Card Interagency Advisory Board


URL: http://www.idmanagement.gov/iab/documents/PACS.pdf


Description: Guidelines for how to use smart card based systems (such as PIV) with physical access control systems (PACS) in an interoperable and secure manner.


Privacy: Agencies are recommended not to use Social Security Number as the Personnel Identifier field of the FASC-N.


Security: The document is an information security policy.


Interoperability: The document fosters cross-government interoperability of PACS with smart card credentials, by providing a common naming scheme usable to physical access control systems.


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